Documents Show Australia Ignored Expert Advice Against Dredge and Dump in Great Barrier Reef
Last December the Australian Federal government gave the go-ahead to dredge and dump in the Great Barrier Reef. It did so despite strong, expert advice from the independent authority charged with protecting the reef that it was dangerous to the reef’s health.
Newly released internal documents clearly show that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority repeatedly advised the Environment Department to reject the controversial dredging and dumping proposal …
From dredging and dumping around the reef to the shark cull the conservative government of Australia has shown little if any regard for the environment.